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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) About Our Fire Safety Services

Welcome to our FAQ page where we answer some of the most common questions about fire safety services.

At Westgate Fire Services, we understand the importance of fire safety and compliance with fire safety regulations. That's why we offer a range of services to help you ensure the safety of your building and occupants. If you have any additional questions or would like to book our services, please don't hesitate to contact us.

At Westgate Fire Services, we offer a wide range of fire safety services, including fire risk assessments, fire safety training, fire extinguisher supply and maintenance, fire alarm installation and maintenance, and emergency lighting installation and maintenance. We can also provide customized solutions tailored to your specific needs.

The cost of our services varies depending on the specific service(s) you require and the size of your property. We offer competitive pricing and will provide you with a detailed quote based on your specific needs.

Yes, we offer 24/7 emergency services for our clients. If you have a fire-related emergency, please contact us immediately and we’ll dispatch a team to your location as quickly as possible.

Fire extinguishers should be inspected and maintained at least once a year, in accordance with industry standards. Our team of experts can perform this service for you, ensuring that your fire extinguishers are in good working order and ready to use in the event of a fire.

Fire risk assessments should be carried out regularly to ensure that your building remains safe and compliant with fire safety regulations. The frequency of assessments depends on various factors such as the type of building, its occupancy, and the activities carried out within it. We recommend annual assessments as a minimum requirement.

Yes, as an employer, you have a legal obligation to ensure that your employees receive adequate fire safety training. This includes both theoretical knowledge and practical training on how to use fire-fighting equipment and evacuate the building in case of an emergency.

Yes, we can supply, install, and maintain fire extinguishers to ensure that they are in good working order and meet all relevant standards.

Emergency lighting is a type of lighting that comes on automatically in the event of a power failure or other emergency. It is essential for ensuring that occupants of a building can safely evacuate in case of a fire or other emergency. We can supply and install emergency lighting, as well as provide ongoing maintenance and testing services.

You can book our services by contacting us via phone or email. We will then arrange a convenient time to carry out the necessary work, whether it’s a fire risk assessment, fire safety training, or maintenance services.

Yes, all of our services are carried out in accordance with current fire safety regulations and standards. We are committed to ensuring that our clients’ buildings are safe and compliant with all relevant regulations.

The type of fire extinguishers you need for your building depends on the type of fire that is likely to occur. There are different classes of fire extinguishers, such as Class A for fires involving ordinary combustibles like wood or paper, Class B for fires involving flammable liquids, and Class C for fires involving electrical equipment. We can assess your building and recommend the appropriate fire extinguishers for your specific needs.

Compliance with fire safety regulations can be complex, but we can help ensure that your building meets all necessary requirements. We can carry out a fire risk assessment, identify any areas of non-compliance, and provide recommendations for remedial action. We can also provide ongoing support to help ensure that your building remains compliant with fire safety regulations.

Fire alarm systems should be tested regularly to ensure that they are in good working order and can provide early warning in case of a fire. The frequency of testing depends on various factors such as the type of system and the occupancy of the building. We recommend that fire alarm systems be tested at least twice a year, with additional testing carried out as required by the specific system and regulations.

Yes, we can provide fire safety consultancy services to help you identify and manage fire risks in your building. Our consultancy services can include fire risk assessments, compliance audits, and development of fire safety policies and procedures.

If you discover a fire in your building, the most important thing to do is to evacuate the building immediately and call the fire department. If it is safe to do so, you can attempt to extinguish the fire using an appropriate fire extinguisher. However, your safety should always be the top priority, and you should never attempt to fight a fire if you are not properly trained or if it is too dangerous to do so.

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Call us at +44 1529 414595 or email us at Info@WestgateFireServices.co.uk. We look forward to helping you achieve peace of mind knowing that you’re doing everything you can to protect your building and occupants from the risks of fire.